Our collective of music experts share stories and insights that take you back to the 90s.
Evolving out of their teenage hardcore roots, Dinosaur Jr. forged a noisy path that reinvigorated guitar leads with indie-rock flair
Around for most of the 20th century, the EP format took off in the 1990s with the help of Nine Inch Nails, Ugly Kid Joe, and Alice In Chains
What is Madchester? A sound? A scene? We talk The Stone Roses, Factory Records, Inspiral Carpets, the Hacienda, and more to figure it out
The Cure released possibly their most popular single and their most uneven album as they rocketed into the mainstream in the 1990s
We revisit and discuss the overlooked, under-appreciated, forgotten, and not so forgotten albums of 1992
Another year and more new music to celebrate as 2021 as we host our second annual Music We're Thankful For roundtable with our patrons
We follow up our 2015 episode on bands from the 90s reuniting with more bands, their new material, and who's left from our reunion wish list
What is a Guilty Pleasure? We discuss the various interpretations, whether they still exist, and some of our 90s Guilty Pleasures
Deftones combined hardcore, thrash, metal, and more in the 90s as they became one of the most interesting and ambitious bands of the 2000s
In the 1990s some artists could not contain their output to a single compact disc - we revisit the double albums of the decade
For the 30th anniversary of the first Lollapalooza, we revisit 90s touring festival with the fans who were there
Before they became one of defining alternative bands of the 1990s, Soundgarden started in the 1980s fusing Sabbath riffs and punk chaos
Tape hiss, four-tracks, and more - we explore the world of lo-fi in the 90s and ask if it's just a recording technique or a genre of music
Is the Gin Blossoms' 1996 sophomore album Congratulations, I'm Sorry a worthy follow-up or an actual miserable experience?
In the 90s Neil Young sounded reinvigorated revisiting his past while finding collaborators in the exploding alternative rock scene
We revisit and discuss the overlooked, under-appreciated, forgotten, and not so forgotten albums of 1991
We spent Thanksgiving Eve with our listeners and shared the music we were thankful for during the unrelenting dumpster fire that was 2020
90s Film and television were full of fictitious bands and musical artists - some worthy of revisiting, some best left on dusty VHS cassettes
Our patrons join us to discuss their favorite record labels of the 1990s, including Touch and Go, Estrus, Revelation, Lookout, and many more
Author Grace Elizabeth Hale and Love Tractor guitarist Mark Cline take us on a tour of the 1980s and 90s Athens, Georgia music scene
For our 500th episode of the podcast, we've convened our biggest roundtable ever to discuss Nirvana's legendary 1991 album Nevermind
In the 1990s B-sides were much more than just one song - we revisit the various compilations, maxi-singles, covers, remixes and more
What makes a great tribute album? We sort through over a hundred released in the 1990s to highlight the best collections of curated covers
We revisit the early formative years of Muse, a band that would go on to become a global powerhouse of touring, album sales and singles
We revisit Lilith Fair with a roundtable of performers and concert-goers to discuss the musical and cultural impact of the festival
Dada's 1994 sophomore album American Highway Flower didn't score a hit single like Dizz Knee Land on their debut, is it worth checking out?
After a 3-year hiatus, R.E.M. started the 90s with Out Of Time and evolved musically throughout a turbulent decade of change for the band
We revisit the albums of 1990 that made waves, became influential touchstones, and helped pave the way for the rise of alternative music
We're joined by DMO Union members to discuss new albums out in 2019 from Fastball, Beck, Big Wreck, Ride, Sebadoh, Redd Kross and more
We take a trip to San Diego in the 90s with members of No Knife, Jejune and aMiniature to talk bands, venues, record stores, labels and more
Who are producers and what do they do? We discuss their impact on albums, varying styles, and more of 1990s music producers
What happens when bands reverse the dreaded sophomore slump? We discuss our favorite sophomore albums of the 90s.
To kick-off our new roundtable series on the touring festivals of the 90s, we're going back to 1995 to revisit the start of the Warped Tour
Modest Mouse crashed the mainstream in the 2000s with Float On and Dashboard, but do they have undiscovered gems in their 1990s releases?
Founder Slim Moon joins us to talk the origins, growth, evolution and more of the legendary independent record label Kill Rock Stars